Healthcare Heroes Appreciation Week Proclaimed Feb. 7-13 in Maryland

Friday, Governor Larry Hogan issued an official proclamation designating Feb. 7-13, 2022 as Healthcare Heroes Appreciation Week in Maryland and encouraged all Marylanders to celebrate the state’s frontline medical workers.

“Even as we move on from the 30-day state of emergency, our public health response continues, as does the tireless work of our healthcare heroes,” said Governor Hogan. “Whether it’s our doctors, nurses, and EMTs, or the clinical staff at our testing and vaccination sites, we owe a profound debt of gratitude to our frontline medical workers. I call on all Marylanders to take time out next week to do something to show your support and appreciation for our healthcare heroes” (Governor’s press release).

As part of this appreciation week, the governor’s office will be collecting stories to salute Maryland’s healthcare heroes. Visit to submit a story of a healthcare hero you know.

Read the full press release.
View the proclamation.
Submit your healthcare hero story.